| An annual random inspection was made to the facility by LPA's Sandy Husband and Laura Chavez. A review of staff records indicates that all facility staff or other individuals who require caregiver background checks have received criminal record and child abuse index clearances or exemptions. There are presently 2 adults living in the home. During today’s inspection the home and grounds were toured and the licensee was operating within the licensed capacity. Operating hours are 6am to 5:30pm, Mon–Fri. An updated floor and yard plan was requested . Off limits areas are inaccessible. The fireplace has a secured screen. The licensee's pediatric CPR and First Aid is current, which expires 2/22/19. Items which could pose a danger to children (detergents, cleaning compounds, and medications) were stored out of the reach of children. Poisons are locked in the outdoor shop. There is a working smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguisher in the home. The licensee does not have a current roster of children in care. An emergency drill was conducted within the past six months. The firearms and/or other dangerous weapons in the home are locked as required. There is a swimming pool in the back section of the backyard. The pool is inaccessible, and fencing meets Title 22 Regulations. Children's records were reviewed and in substantial compliance. IMS-Incidental Medical Services were discussed. All licensing reports are public information and must be made available upon request for at least three years. Incidental Medical Services (IMS) policy was discussed. For IMS information see Evaluator Manual - Regulation Interpretations and Procedures for Family Child Care Homes Section 102417. When any IMS is provided, a Plan for Providing IMS must be submitted to the Department. The following information regarding ADA was provided: US Department of Justice (USDOJ) toll-free ADA Information Line at (800) 514-0301 (voice)/(800) 514-0383 (TTY) and link to publication: Commonly Asked Questions about Child Care Centers and the ADA, available at: http://www.ada.gov/childqanda.htm. The children use the backyard as the outdoor play area and it is completely fenced. All licensing reports are public information and must be made available upon request for at least three years. A copy of A Child Care Provider's Guide to Safe Sleep was provided during today's visit. This report was reviewed and discussed with licensee. |
***Notice of Site Visit shall be posted for 30 days from today's visit.